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    Sale 5854

    Arms & Armour

    18 June 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 10

    A TURKISH SIVER-MOUNTED SHAMSHIR

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A TURKISH SIVER-MOUNTED SHAMSHIR
    19TH CENTURY
    With watered blade etched and gilt with three calligraphic cartouches on each face, the hilt with silver guard fitted with rhinoceros horn grip-scales (grip mounts damaged), in its original leather-covered scabbard with engraved silver mounts, and struck with silver marks and a tughra throughout.
    31¾in (80.7cm) blade


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